Ucas + oxbridge i advise on ucas personal statements, and oxbridge applications and interviews scroll for details in addition to teaching, i have worked in a number of large law firms in the city (including linklaters, where i worked on mattel v hasbro, better knows as barbie v sindy) and for one of the ' big four'. If you want to study an undergraduate course at oxford university, you will need to submit an application through ucas at wwwucascom the deadline is 6pm ( uk time) on 15 october one section of the application is called your 'personal statement' this is where you can write whatever you'd like to say about yourself. Weird story during my interview, my tutors explictly told me that they had read my personal statement, but that it would have no bearing on my application, nor on the direction the interviews would take at other universities, this was not the ca. Oxford and cambridge applications: how to do them right cambridge has seen a rise in applications from state school students this year / getty from personal statements to the interview, our brief guide rachel spedding wednesday 2 october 2013 09:00 bst. Both oxford and cambridge universities are made up of individual colleges, as well as different subject departments a college will be a student's home and their central focus of teaching for much of their time at university each college will have a diverse range of students — usually including both undergraduate and.
One of my most embarrassing moments at university was at the finalists dinner during coffee, the senior tutor for english rose clutching some sheets of paper “ here,” he explained, “are your ucas personal statements can you guess who described himself as 'a renaissance man'” yes it was me and worryingly. Never tell a lie on your personal statement what may seem like a “stretch” when you first write it can come back to haunt you when you are sitting in an interview and it turns out you haven't really read that book remember, if you are applying to study law, most universities will not expect you to have studied the subject. Personal statements – oxford purpose from oxford's point of view, the purpose of the personal statement is to provide additional information in the applicant's own for three years or more should take precedence for example, if a candidate is applying for law, it is more useful for the tutors to find out about their interests to.
I'm elle, and i've just finished my law (jurisprudence) degree at magdalen college, oxford and i'm about to start the bcl, which is a graduate level law if you're applying to oxford, it's true that your personal statement isn't as important as it might be for other universities – but it's important to (a) make sure. This page (which you can edit) is part of the student room's information and advice about oxford and cambridge (known collectively as oxbridge) whilst the two universities have have much in common, they also have many differences our information on the application procedure and interviews applies to both.
Want to stand out and get noticed with your oxbridge personal statement here are 5 easy ways to avoid the admissions bin and get an interview. Shaun kua read law (jurisprudence) and graduated from the university of oxford this personal statement was part of his successful admission to the university of oxford, university college london (ucl), king's college london ( kcl), and university of exeter he also claims that in hindsight, if he was. Law personal statement example for oxford sample statement the subject of law and justice has always interested me, even as a small child i was fascinated by what made something right or wrong i also have a strong interest in history and enjoy learning about how the legal system has changed and developed over.
Considering law at oxbridge learn more about oxford law and cambridge law, from applications to colleges, assessment and interviews it really is a matter of personal preference, from garden size and college grounds to the general college ethos some factors you may want to consider when choosing a college are. Admissions tutors reveal what makes them reject a personal statement read the full article here 26328-how-to-w. The author of this personal statement was successful in their application, but can still see room for improvements, now that they have graduated and have all that experience to guide them download their oxbridge law personal statement to see how they cope with the above problem and traps into which students can fall. Here, theo davies-lewis gives advice on the dreaded ucas form and personal statement, subjects you need and the interview and anth” because my head of sixth form suggested it to me it was a course that was statistically less challenging to gain a place compared to something like history or law.
Personal statement is a 4000 character long summary of why an applicant wishes to study a particular course not a particular university oxford, law if there's one thing i've learnt from trial practice sessions in my school, it's this: the reading of law is not just about memorization rather, it is about taking set facts and.
Your personal statement is a large part of the application process and the advice in our oxbridge interview guide is as good as you can get you want to show that you're interested and interesting – these tutors are thinking about spending three years supervising your learning and sitting next to you at the. Both oxford and cambridge have stressed personal statements are only part of the application process and oxford has explicitly discourage talent show type she said: “i've had students claim their passion to be a doctor was inspired by a sibling's life-threatening illness, their fascination for the law was. Making an application to any university is quite an undertaking applying to oxford and cambridge (often referred to informally as 'oxbridge') is considerably more work as well as needing to put forward a stellar personal statement, students will usually need to sit additional tests, submit examples of their. The perfect personal statement is crucial to a successful university application, especially with the rising number of students applying for places.
I can't say whether other admissions tutors at other universities would give the same answers however, these answers give you a very good idea of the place that your personal statement plays in your university application if you're applying to cambridge, oxford or other elite universities this is particularly helpful to you. Writing an oxbridge personal statement can seem like an overwhelmingly difficult undertaking, and it is often hard to know where to start despite the fact that it was four years ago now that i applied for my degree in classical archaeology and ancient history, i still vividly remember how daunted i was by. Although cabs, the centralised applications system, allows space for up to 10,000 characters in length, many law schools aren't expecting students to fill this space it's therefore important not to unnecessarily pad out your personal statement with irrelevant detail students apply to three courses ranked in order of preference.